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Food Budget

7 Foods for Your Health and Your Wallet

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Yes, it can be expensive to eat healthy. But it doesn't have to be. Many foods are high in nutrition but low in cost. Often they'll take a little more time and effort to prepare, but they'll be good for both your budget and your body.

Feeding Hungry Kids in America

Anita Casalina | Posted 01.14.2015 | Impact
Anita Casalina

Have you been to a local apple orchard, or a harvest fair? Fall is the time of bounty and a special gala celebration of colors as Mother Nature presents her grand finale before hunkering down for a quiet winter.

The Working Poor's Diet Plan

K. Ford K. | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
K. Ford K.

The working poor deserve to be healthy, strong and happy. Eat as well as you possibly can. Stay as healthy as you can. Above all, live to fight another day towards a better life for you and your children.

10 Food Budgeting Tips I Wish I Followed Religiously

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.02.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Those who carefully plan every meal and shop as if it were a chess game hardly need my advice. These tips are for the rest of us.

How -- and Why -- Cooking Matters

Billy Shore | Posted 01.17.2013 | Impact
Billy Shore

Stacy is a hard-working mom, student and Army wife whom our Cooking Matters team met in Colorado earlier this year. Her family's budget is tight, and putting healthy, affordable meals on the dinner table each night felt like an impossible task.

How Real People on Real Budgets Can Afford Organic

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robyn O'Brien

If your family is anything like mine, then you've most likely got some picky eaters, limited time and a limited budget in a world of soaring food prices. Here are a few tips for those who want to start buying organic food but don't want to pay the high price.

How To Eat Well On $68.88, A Food Stamp Budget

AP | PERVAIZ SHALLWANI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

How well can a family of four eat on just $68.88 a week? For more than 38 million Americans, it's more than a matter of conjecture. With job growth a...

Eat Organic on a Budget--It Can Be Done!

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Let's start with full disclosure: I am not by nature a frugal shopper, nor a shopper on a budget. In fact, I've been known to make sales people gawk a...

Desperate Times Don't Call for Spam: Eating Green on a Budget

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

We can't afford is to keep degrading our environment, our health and our local economies in the name of cheap food.